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Landen Lucas to work on offense with Wayne Simien

When pressure mounts and strain increases everyone begins to show the weaknesses in his makeup. It is up to the Commander to conceal his: above all to conceal doubt, fear, and distrust.

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A good sign: Landen Lucas to work on offense with Wayne Simien |

“If there’s someone who knows how to score on the block, it would be him,” Lucas added of Simien, the 14th-leading scorer in Jayhawk history. “I’m trying to meet up with him, get some tips from him — workout tips, advice. If he ever is in the gym with me, (we’ll) work on some stuff.”

Sting of Elite Eight loss still hurts, motivates KU basketball's Landen Lucas |

“It hurts,” Lucas said. “Some people come up and they’re like, ‘Oh, at least you lost to the champions.’ But when your goal is to do what the team that barely beat you did, I think it hurts because we know that we were really close to accomplishing our goals if we change some things up and end up winning that game.”

Vegas: KU football won’t win 2 |

According to Andrews’ numbers, KU picked up .94 of its 1.5 over/under number in the Sept. 3 opener against Rhode Island. The next highest win probability for the Jayhawks’ this season, according to Andrews’ numbers? Week 2 vs. Ohio at .20 and Week 11 vs. Iowa State at .14.

Track & Field - Adams Breaks 800 Meter Record at Festival of Miles

Kansas junior Whitney Adams snapped the school's 22-year-old 800-meter record at the Festival of Miles inside Saint Louis University High School Track Stadium Thursday night. Adams clocked in with a personal-best time of 2:04.43 to top Kristi Kloster's former KU record by nearly a second.

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Full-page ad thanks Ken Starr following Baylor ouster - Yahoo Sports

A full-page newspaper ad thanks Ken Starr for his ''exceptional care for students'' following his removal as Baylor University president over the school's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players.

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Expansion still in play for the bold Big 12, and it could affect the Big Ten -

After taking plenty of shots over recent years, the Big 12 now feels like it can puff out its collective chest -- for more reasons than one.

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Novak Djokovic wins 2016 French Open men's title -

Andy Murray played hard, but nobody was going to stop Novak Djokovic from finally getting his title at Roland Garros. Djokovic is now the eighth man ever to complete the career Grand Slam.

Cavaliers vs. Warriors 2016 final score: Golden State obliterates Cleveland to take 2-0 series lead -

Draymond Green and the Warriors ran the Cavaliers out of the gym in a 110-77 win to take a commanding lead in the NBA Finals.

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How a 157-pitch game in Kansas explains everything wrong with youth baseball - Yahoo Sports

With overuse of pitchers in youth leagues and high schools prevalent, Tommy John surgery among teenagers continues to surge.

72nd Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline.